Emergency services stood down after responding to rescue in River Wensum

New Mills Yard in Norwich.

New Mills Yard in Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Emergency services were stood down after nine minutes responding to a person in the River Wensum in Norwich.

Fire, police and ambulance crews all attended at New Mills Yard at around 1.40pm this afternoon, after reports of a person in the river.

Norfolk Fire Service, who send crews from Sprowston, Carrow and Earlham, said when they attended the scene 'the person did not appear to be in distress' and 'had climbed out on arrival'.

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